Vision becoming reality for BCC’s Southport campus

Director seeks to create a school of arts and crafts

SOUTHPORT — When Brunswick Community College hired Barbara McFall as the director of its Southport Center, the campus was just a shell.

But McFall had a vision. Where one saw an empty building, she saw a “baby Penland School of Craft.”

That, however, meant building the institution from the ground up.

When BCC’s Southport campus opened about four years ago, it only offered painting and pottery. Since then, the center has grown to offer 67 different courses in everything from fiber artistry to fiction writing to stained glass.

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